using scart as an american

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agentwd40
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using scart as an american

Post by agentwd40 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:02 pm

I've read on several retro forums that using scart is the way to get the absolute best picture out of retro consoles that I own like the SNES and genesis, but as an American no TV's here support it. searching on ebay I've noticed a couple of scart to componant adapters that would work perfectly on my TV, unfortunatly none carry both the video and audio signals, just the video. Other adapters carry both the S-video and audio.

So what would be the best solution for me? So far I've figured it would be for me to hook up one of these: http://www.ebay.com/itm/5-Way-Scart-Cab ... 5d2bfc3ab9" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

to the consoles scart cable, then attatch one of http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-RGB-Scart-t ... 336d237e94" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; for the audio to the switcher

and one of these of the video:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/RGB-SCART-to-Co ... 336ab66db8" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Although it just seems silly to use three different adapters just to get a picture with sound.

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Re: using scart as an american

Post by abferm » Fri Jul 27, 2012 2:26 pm

I bought one of these: http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-RGB-Scart-t ... 35bc1b0473" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I haven't tried it yet, but I plan on using it with an Atari ST Mega that I managed to get a hold of. The Atari needs a little work so I haven't gotten to using it yet. The adapter I purchased includes audio and there is a switch to reverse direction.

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